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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    4 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L7 - L11 (£49,021 - £54,092 pa)

Job summary

Established in 1694, Robert May's School is a coeducational comprehensive 11-16 secondary school with academy status, located in the village of Odiham, Hampshire with inclusive education and high expectations for all being the foundation on which the school was originally established. The school has undergone a period of growth in terms of student numbers and, by 2023, will have 1,350 students on roll with 10 forms in each year group. The school has an exceptional reputation in the community and is regularly over-subscribed.

Through our ‘Excellence: Every Person, Every Day’ model, the successful candidate will share our belief in achievement for all with a focus on whole-person development.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

• A career story that showcases ambition and can point to a commitment to drive excellence in order to raise standards and secure successful outcomes for all students
• A track record of developing trusting and supportive working relationships with staff that fosters their confidence and inspires and challenges them to further achievement
• Understanding of the barriers some students face and evidence of working in partnership with a range of stakeholders to overcome these barriers
• Experience of working with students at Key Stage 3 and implementing programmes to ensure that they can achieve to their full potential
• Understanding of the importance of good mental health and an ability to implement a whole-school mental health programme
• Ability to design and implement an effective PSHE programme at Key Stage 3

In return, we can offer you:

• Highly motivated, well-behaved and respectful students, supported by a hardworking, highly skilled and knowledgeable staff team
• A cohesive school community with strong relationships between students and staff
• Commitment to and opportunity for your continuing professional development
• A supportive and dedicated Senior Leadership Team and wider staff body
• An exciting opportunity to play a leading role in the school’s future development
• A competitive remuneration package that includes membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

We believe we have a unique school that delivers good education in a sought after location supported by a committed whole school team of teachers, support staff, leaders and trustees. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right individual to add to the success story at Robert May’s School. Our aim is to build on existing traditions of excellence and deliver a first-class educational experience for all.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
1285 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01256 702700

About Robert May's School

Robert May’s School, which dates from 1694, is a high attaining and oversubscribed 11-16 Academy school with a distinctive ethos based on the charitable principles of our founder. We are situated in a semi-rural setting in Hampshire, near Junction 5 of the M3 with good rail and road access.

Arranging a visit to Robert May's School

Please contact Lisa Shackleton, HR Officer by email or on 01256 702700 for further information or to arrange a visit.

School location

West Street, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1NA

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